As upcoming film and TV projects continue to experience delays and postponements due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, AMC has moved to hold off on premiering The Walking Dead spin-off, World Beyond.
Taking to Twitter, AMC confirmed that The Walking Dead: World Beyond is being delayed until later in the year.
The Walking Dead: World Beyond is moving its premiere date from Sunday April 12th to later this year.Follow here for more updates. pic.twitter.com/1Ncc4VViUt — TWDWorldBeyond (@TWDWorldBeyond) March 20, 2020
Of course, the Coronavirus situation is a fluid one that is changing on a daily, if not hourly basis, and so there is no way of knowing when World Beyond and other affected offerings will realistically be upon us. But right now, there are clearly far more pressing matters to worry about.
World Beyond has already wrapped production on its first season, so the ongoing pandemic has not directly hit filming of the show. Production has recently been halted on Fear the Walking Dead, while the shooting schedule for Season 11 of The Walking Dead is up in the air right now.
The Walking Dead: World Beyond will explore the first generation of survivors to grow up during the post-apocalyptic landscape of The Walking Dead. AMC has already announced plans for the spin-off series to be capped at just two seasons.